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Halloween Special: The Scary Tale of What Makes a Will Valid

What makes a will valid? To begin, you are asking the entirely wrong question! Mmmmmmwwwwahahahahahaha! You must ask a more specific question what makes a will valid in Iowa. After all, every state can and does have different laws for a will’s validity, as well as for probate, trusts, and so on. Iowa law has… Read more »

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Estate Planning Considerations: Requisite Formalities

Estate planning documents express your wishes in the event of your disability or death. However, estate planning documents must follow certain formalities to be legally enforceable. If your estate planning documents lack these formalities, they may not be enforceable, which could be disastrous for your loved ones and beneficiaries. Iowa Requirements Keep in mind estate… Read more »